A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FUTURE ... BASED ON THE MOST RELIABLE AUTHORITIES WITH MAPS, ETC. London: Werner Laurie, . Octavo, three maps, one chart, boards. First edition. "Genially self-deprecating history of humankind by a historian 6,000 years in the future. Orwell's NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR (1949) is central reference for account based on Bradbury, Huxley, Russell, Vonnegut, and Waugh, among others ... Ingenious in interpolating 'sources.' Engaging satirical tone." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-96. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 102. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Reginald 02993. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#141783).
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